Welcome to HCRJ

Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism (HCRJ) has celebrated over 50 years of worship as a Reform Jewish temple in Houston, Texas. Located in the heart of Houston’s Galleria area, HCRJ offers an intimate, vibrant, and inclusive Jewish synagogue with a feeling of warmth and welcoming where Jewish fellowship may flourish. Rabbi Steven Gross has nurtured profound spiritual connections and an engaged community since he began serving our congregation in 2005. Interfaith couples participate in all aspects of Temple life. We welcome you at any of our 7:15 p.m. Friday night Sabbath services. Our innovative religious school is based on a curriculum designed to engage students in dynamic, interactive learning experiences that teach Jewish history and principles through nature, art, cooking and other fun, exciting activities. Classes are held on Sunday mornings.

Upcoming Events

  1. The Bridal Chair and Marc Chagall Presentation

    January 22 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for a presentation on Marc Chagall, a Russian-Jewish painter of the 20th century and one of the best known representatives of the Russian-Avant-Garde style in the West. Houston-based More Info

  2. Senior Chai Yoga

    January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

    Taught by Suzy Shapiro, a certified yoga instructor, this class will focus on strength and stamina, balance and flexibility, and a new sense of well-being.  First session free.  Prorated at More Info

Upcoming Events

  1. Religious School

    January 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    2016 – 2017 Religious School Calendar The HCRJ Religious School Philosophy The HCRJ Religious School believes successful religious school programming invites each student on a journey of the spirit that More Info

  2. The Bridal Chair and Marc Chagall Presentation

    January 22 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for a presentation on Marc Chagall, a Russian-Jewish painter of the 20th century and one of the best known representatives of the Russian-Avant-Garde style in the West. Houston-based More Info

  3. Senior Chai Yoga

    January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

    Taught by Suzy Shapiro, a certified yoga instructor, this class will focus on strength and stamina, balance and flexibility, and a new sense of well-being.  First session free.  Prorated at More Info

  4. Knitzvah Group

    January 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

      We chat, we eat, we knit/crochet, all for good causes!   Join us the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 11:30 to 1:00.  Newcomers are always welcome.  Basic instruction is provided. More Info

  5. La Cena Italiana: Italian Dinner at Arcodoro

    January 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Join us as our 60th year celebration continues with La Cena Italiana: Italian Dinner at Arcodoro. 4-course meal includes Antipasto: Pizza Sarda for the table, Insalata: Insalata Sottobosco, your choice More Info

  6. Shabbat Services

    January 27 @ 7:15 pm - 8:10 pm

    All are welcome to join us at 7:15 Friday nights for Shabbat Services. You do not need to be a member to join us in prayer as we welcome the More Info

  7. Religious School

    January 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    2016 – 2017 Religious School Calendar The HCRJ Religious School Philosophy The HCRJ Religious School believes successful religious school programming invites each student on a journey of the spirit that More Info

  8. Grandparents Circle Program

    January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join us for our second meeting of The Grandparents Circle. This program is open to the entire Jewish community. If you have friends that you think would enjoy this, please More Info

  9. Beer Making

    January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    It’s time for another round of beer making at HCRJ! Almost exactly a year from the date that a group of HCRJ members first got together to brew a Pale More Info

  10. Klezmer Concert

    January 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Join us for an afternoon of Klezmer music as you enjoy a performance by The Kosher Klezmer Band. Following the concert a cookie reception will be held in Oppenheimer Foyer. More Info

Temple Youth At HCRJ

Project Centered Programming

At HCRJ, students develop a strong sense of Jewish ethics and become young Jewish leaders in our community. Our curriculum engages students in a dynamic, interactive learning experience.

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